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Qualifications Leader

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
City/Town:
Region:
Wellington
Job Type:
Posted Date:
30-Nov-2016
Closing Date:
09-Dec-2016
File Attachment:
JD Qualifications Leader.pdf (PDF, 116KB)
Job Description

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Job Description

We are seeking a Qualifications Leader to join the Curriculum Team. As Qualifications Leader you will be responsible for the quality of Te Kura's qualifications provision including convening and organising internal exams and moderation and quality assurance of internal and external assessments. You will also be responsible for the monitoring of all qualifications data and ensuring that assessment guidelines and processes are adhered to and meet the New Zealand Qualifications Authority's (NZQA) requirements.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive - Ako, you will develop effective relationships with external stakeholders that contribute to improvements in assessment and qualifications for Te Kura.  This includes liaising with NZQA and preparing communications regarding internal and external examinations assessment and qualifications for students, parents and caregivers, other schools and institutions.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:


*a thorough working knowledge of the National Qualifications Framework (NZF), NZQA, and consent to assess processes across the secondary education sector,
*thorough knowledge and experience of secondary pathways at NZQA,
*sound knowledge of assessment and testing theory and practice; and current evaluation practice.
*an ability to translate innovative approaches to these in response to the changing needs of Te Kura, and
*proven experience in delivery of training, preferably in one or more education sectors.

For more information and to express your interest, please visit our website [1]www.tekura.school.nz .

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 9 December 2016.